Category Archives: Skiing

Five winter days in Kaçkar with İsmet and the Bulgarians

Training for Nepal, part two. I wanted to call this post “skiing in Kaçkar”, and, well, the week started with skiing, but it didn’t end with skiing. I took an overnight bus from Niğde to Erzurum, went straight to the … Continue reading

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Five winter days in Aladağlar with İsmet and Alper

Training for Nepal, part one. I wanted to call this post “skiing in Aladağlar”, and, well, the week started with skiing, but it didn’t end with skiing. I took an overnight bus from Antalya to Niğde and arrived at Recep’s … Continue reading

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Skiing the Kaçkar again

Even though Peter didn’t come on this trip, I have to thank him for making my ski trip happen this year.  Peter initiated an e-mail discussion about potentially skiing together, and that’s what got me thinking about skiing in the … Continue reading

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Skiing in Muş: a backcountry guide

Warning: unless you’re really going to ski in Muş, there’s probably way too much boring detail in this post.  Just skip the text in that case, and check out the photos.  I think there are some decent ones. A number … Continue reading

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Skiing in Antalya again

It’s hard for me to get motivated to go skiing in Antalya.  It’s a long drive, and the snow is usually not very good.  This year, however, I got out twice.  The first time Seb convinced me to go to … Continue reading

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